The City of Bozeman, Montana is seeking a qualified Parks Planning and Development Manager to join the team! In this essential role you will be responsible for managing the design, development and construction of trail, open space and park projects and improvements in the City. This includes providing information to the public and other City employees, contract development, bid preparation and award, construction management and oversight, and other related duties as assigned. The nature of the work requires the ability to quickly establish and maintain effective working relationships with Parks Administration, other City employees, the City Commission, other government agencies, boards, committees, partnering organizations, vendors, professional consultants, and other members of the public.
This is a full-time opportunity with many benefits! As a City of Bozeman employee, you will be part of a team that is committed to impacting and serving the community. This great opportunity also provides enrollment in an established retirement system with significant employer contribution, generous vacation and sick time accruals, and excellent medical, dental and vision benefits!
Wage/Salary: $54,655 - $64,301/hour depending on experience and qualifications Bargaining Unit: MFPE (Montana Federation of Public Employees) Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Exempt Work Week: Typically Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm with some flexibility for required evening meetings, etc.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: • Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture, Community Planning, Parks and Recreation Management, Public Administration, or closely related field; and • At least 3-5 years-experience in park, trail and open space planning, or related field; or • Any combination of experience and training which provides the equivalent scope of knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the work.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Demonstrated knowledge of park, trails and open space planning and design, real estate transactions, property acquisition, easements and donations, project and/or construction management; and • Ability to quickly establish effective working relationships with various others and strong customer service skills; and • Ability to operate a computer and related programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook; experience with databases is preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary depending on experience/qualifications - not negotiable outside of listed range.
About City of Bozeman
The City of Bozeman, Montana is committed to impacting and serving the community. Known for being "The Most Livable Place," Bozeman strives to maintain this definition by providing and maintaining the City's parks, facilities and programs.